About Our School

The distinctive purpose of St. John Neumann Regional School is to create Catholic- centered education enlivened by the Gospel spirit of love. The school community exists to maintain academic standards and to foster Catholic values and empower children to be all that they can be.

  • SJNRS provides a Christ-centered education in a safe, loving, respectful environment.
  • Our students excel in academics and participate in many extra-curricular activities.
  • Transportation is currently provided by the Lehighton, Jim Thorpe, Pleasant Valley, Palmerton, Northampton, Northern Lehigh, Northwestern Lehigh, and Parkland School Districts.

The Academic Program

We provide competitive programs with well-rounded offerings to educate the whole person. The core curriculum is in alignment with state and national standards and is rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition.  In addition to the core curriculum, students participate in enrichment courses.

SJNRS offers a performing arts after-school club.  The drama club meets weekly and presents their skits to the school community.  We also offer an Art Summer Camp program for our students and community neighbors focusing on fine arts (painting and pottery). Our Spanish curriculum is taught to our 3rd-8th grade students.

How we supports students with learning differences

Our classroom teachers work with families and Special Education Consultants from the CLIU#21 to meet most accommodations and modifications necessary for our students to feel successful.


SJNRS participates in the following CYO athletic programs: Girls and Boys basketball, Cross Country, Volleyball, Skiing at Blue Mountain, Track and Field, and Cheerleading

Awards and Achievements

PA Junior Academy of Science, Virtual Stock Market Challenge, Jim Thorpe National Bank Community Awards program, Palmerton Area’s Best of School Award

Affiliated Parishes

  • Sacred Heart, Palmerton
  • Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Slatington
  • St. Nicholas in Walnutport
Grade Levels

Kindergarten to Grade 8


259 Lafayette Avenue, Palmerton, Pennsylvania 18071, United States

Contact Name

Mary Comensky, Principal

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